East Texas Communities Foundation Announces Scholarships Available for East Texas Students || Sponsored by Quality Care ER
The East Texas Communities Foundation is currently accepting applications from East Texas students for eighty-eight scholarships to be awarded for the 2022-2023 academic year. The submission deadline varies and is clearly indicated on the applications.
To help applicants determine which scholarships they are most likely to be eligible for, ETCF has provided a time-saving matching tool. All scholarship applicants must use the General Matching Tool while students majoring in Visual Arts, Art History, Music, Music Education, Drama or Dance must also use the Arts Matching Tool. . Detailed eligibility criteria and links to applications are available on the ETCF website at https://etcf.org/scholarships/available-scholarships/
Seven new scholarships were created this year including:
Ophelia Denton Memorial Doctoral Fellowship: This scholarship will help graduate students from Palestine, Westwood or Elkhart High Schools in Anderson County, Texas to pursue a bachelor’s degree at the university. Amount: $ 2,500.
Ophelia Denton Scholarship for Professional / Technical Studies: This scholarship will help graduate students from Palestine, Westwood, or Elkhart High Schools in Anderson County, Texas who wish to receive vocational training or an associate’s degree from Texas State Technical College. Amount: $ 2,500.
Faulconer scholarship: For Tyler ISD minority students with a GPA between 2.0 and 3.5. Scholarships will be awarded to one graduate student and one graduate student. Amount: $ 2,500.
Hubert âHubâ McGlothin scholarship: This scholarship supports students at Winona High School, Smith County, Texas, or Cross Roads High School, Henderson County, Texas. Amount: $ 500.
Sammy Joe and Martha Jean Calhoun Family Fellowship for Disability Studies: High school graduates or currently enrolled students can apply. Must provide for specialization in a field related to a profession focused on the care of people with mental and physical disabilities such as special education, physiotherapy, social work, sign language, speech therapy, etc. Amount: to be determined, renewable.
Sammy Joe Calhoun Clarksville High School Scholarship: Established in 2021 thanks to the generosity of Ms. Martha Jean Calhoun, this scholarship benefits deserving graduates of Clarksville High School. Amount: to be determined, renewable
Sammy Joe and Martha Jean Calhoun Family Scholarship for Ministerial Studies: High school graduates, current college students, or non-traditional returning students planning to major in an area that will prepare them for a career in ministry. Amount: to be determined, renewable.
Sammy Joe Calhoun Scholarship in Professional / Technical Studies: Established by Ms. Martha Jean Calhoun, this scholarship will be awarded to graduates of Clarksville High School who are pursuing full-time studies towards professional / technical certificates and / or associate degrees. Because this scholarship is intended to help people who wish to pursue vocational training and enter the labor market as quickly as possible, students seeking a four-year degree are not eligible. Amount: to be determined, renewable.
1st Lieutenant Donaldson Tillar Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship supports graduates of James I. O’Neill High School in Highland Falls, New York, New York. Amount: $ 500.
For a full list of scholarships, log onto their website at https://etcf.org/scholarships/available-scholarships/ or call the ETCF program managers, Dana Durman or Kathryn Martinez at 903.533.0208.